[FoME] Transparency International PR Internship in Berlin

Christoph Dietz christoph.dietz at CAMECO.ORG
Fr Okt 24 09:55:26 CEST 2008

Internship in the Media and Public Relations Unit, Communications Department 

The Media and Public Relations Unit at Transparency International’s communications department offers an internship every three months. 

Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. Through more than 90 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effect of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it. 

Description of Internship 

Main function: Supporting the Media and Public Relations Unit at the Communications Department 

Starting date: 19 November 2008
Duration: Three months, with possibility of extension; full time Mon - Fri
Remuneration: see TI Internship Guidelines at: 
Location: Berlin, Germany 


General assistance to the press unit and the Communications Department 
Maintain media contacts database 
Daily news monitoring 
Research topics relevant to the Department 
Involvement in communications outreach efforts 
Logistical support for international events/press conferences 
Contributing to Transparency Watch, the movement’s monthly newsletter 
Depending on level of skills, may involve drafting and/or light editing of selected texts 

Strong communication and writing skills 
Multitasking and good time management skills 
Communications, journalism or social science related degree 
Experience using the internet as a research and communications tool 
Computer software skills including MS Word, Excel and Outlook 
Fluency or native English written and spoken; skills in other languages are highly desirable* 
Resourceful, solutions-oriented approach 
*Fluency in Spanish and/or German will be strongly preferred. 

How to apply: 

To apply for an internship, please send a cover letter, CV and details about your availability. Students of universities should submit documents verifying their student status. Replies will be sent only to short-listed candidates. No phone calls please. 

Applications should be sent by either post or e-mail to:
Ms Nadja Kostka, Assistant Communications Officer
Department of Communications
Transparency International (TI)
Alt Moabit 96 - 10559 Berlin, Germany 

Email: pressintern at transparency.org 

The deadline for this intern position is Friday, 7 November 2008. 

Applications received by the closing date will take priority; however, late applications will be considered if the position has not been filled. Interested candidates, whose internship is sponsored by other organisations, are encouraged to apply. 

Interns must obtain their own health insurance before starting the internship, and must submit a tax card for 2008 and 2009. 

Transparency International is an equal opportunity employer. 

To learn more about Transparency International visit our website at www.transparency.org. 

We thank all applicants for their interest but only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

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